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The Rosetta Stone

Hi all,

Has anyone ever tried to read the Greek from the Rosetta Stone? If you have, what dialect of Greek is used?

Thanks,
Deccius
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A few questions

Hi all,

Are the accents on the following sentences correct? (these are from Athenaze)

o9 autourgo\v badi/ei pro\v to\n a0gron.

The farmer walks to the field.

mi8krov e0stin o9 oi]ko/v.

The house is small.

o9 Dikaio/poliv e0stin au0tourgo/v. (to represent the indefinite article do you just omit the definite article?)

Dicaeopolis is a farmer.

o9 a0/nqrwpov fe/rei o9 makro/n li/qo/n.

The man carries the big stone.

Also, do you use ou9/twv or ou9/tw before consonants? ...
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Translation into Ancient Greek: Philosophical Sophistry

How would it look? Thanks. Also, I utilize MS Word 'symbols' to type out ancient greek, is that what others use?

Someone can shoot me an e-mail w/ an MS Word attachment at ardentphilosopher@gmail.com

Thanks.
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Help, How do you know what is the noun's each case like?

I mean, how to form a noun's five cases. Is there any rules for that? :oops:
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Online Greek Texts

Some may be aware of this, but I found a website that has Bibles in various languages. Many appear to be in the public domain. They are in PDF, and there are some really great resources, for both NT & Septuagint, including some manuscripts.
http://www.bibles.org.uk/pdf/bibles/00README.shtml

matt gumm
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Question on a sentence

Hi all,

I have a question about the usage of a0lla/ in a sentence. Here it is:

o9 de_ au0tourgo_v ou0k o0knei= a0ll 0 a0ei_ gewrgei= to_n klh=ron.

Here's my translation:

And the farmer does not shirk, but always cultivates his farm.

What happens to a0lla/ in that sentence? Is that some sort of contraction?

Thanks,
Deccius

BTW this sentence is from Athenaze.
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a difficult (?) reading in PG

PG 91, 233 D 3
Puzzled how to construe "deoi" there.
Thanks for any suggestions.
Arkadi
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Herodotus reading group?

Hello everyone,
I am thinking about to start a Herodotus reading group and I would like to know, if someone is willing to join. So I would be very glad, if everyone wishing to participate, will give a vote.

Though I am sure, that mostly everyone here knows Herodotus, I want to explain briefly, why I think such group should be started.

I think Herodotus is interesting in how and what he writes. He uses ...
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